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In the Driving Seat

by Alex Heymer

Alex Heymer recalls his driving career which encompassed RAF vehicles, a 5-ton Bedford for a brewery, trolleybuses in London, coaches for Galleon and oil tankers for Gulf.


Increasing Motorcycle Conspicuity: Design and Assessment of Interventions to Enhance Rider Safety

by Lars Rößger, Michael G. Lenné & Geoff Underwood

How driving simulation, field studies and laboratory experiments can be used to improve rider safety is illustrated in this text. It outlines the factors that contribute to the visibility of powered-two-wheelers...


Sustainable Railway Futures: Issues and Challenges

by Becky P.Y. Loo & Claude Comtois

This in-depth overview places the importance of railways in the wider context of comprehensive sustainability, which encompasses sustainable development, social and economic equity and community livability....


Systems Engineering for Commercial Aircraft: A Domain-Specific Adaptation

by Scott Jackson

Scott Jackson explains the principles of systems engineering in simple, understandable terms and describes to engineers and managers how these principles would be applied to the development of commercial aircraft....


Human Factors Models for Aviation Accident Analysis and Prevention

by Thomas G.C. Griffin, Mark S. Young & Neville A. Stanton

Aviation is a complex system, and the investigation and modelling of aviation accident causation can suffer from being artificially manipulated into non-complex models and methods. This book addresses this issue...


From Rail to Road and Back Again?: A Century of Transport Competition and Interdependency

by Ralf Roth & Colin Divall

In this volume, the mutual interdependence between road and rail transport is investigated, providing a fascinating reappraisal of the complex and shifting nature of European transportation over the last hundred...


Green Logistics: Improving the Environmental Sustainability of Logistics

by Alan McKinnon, Michael Browne & Anthony Whiteing

As concern for the environment rises, companies must take more account of the external costs of logistics associated mainly with climate change, air pollution, noise, vibration and accidents. Leading the way...


Steel on Steel: Inside the battle for the future of Australia's biggest railroad

by Stephen Baines

The inside story of the privatisation of the freight arm of Queensland Rail and one of the most extraordinary transformations of a company in the history of Australian business. An icon that touched every part...


Financing Transit-Oriented Development with Land Values: Adapting Land Value Capture in Developing Countries

by Hiroaki Suzuki & Jin Murakami

Cities in developing countries are experiencing unprecedented urban growth. Unfortunately, this is often accompanied by the negative impacts of sprawl as a result of rapid motorization such as congestion, air...


Will Sustainability Fly?: Aviation Fuel Options in a Low-Carbon World

by Walter J. Palmer

International air and marine travel have been left to one side in past negotiations to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but unless something is done, emissions from this segment of the world economy will...


The Organization of Transport: A History of Users, Industry, and Public Policy

by Massimo Moraglio & Christopher Kopper

Over the past ten years, the study of mobility has demonstrated groundbreaking approaches and new research patterns. These investigations criticize the concept of mobility itself, suggesting the need to merge...


Evolution of International Aviation: Phoenix Rising

by Dawna L. Rhoades

As with the previous two editions, Evolution of International Aviation reviews the historical development of the international aviation system. From this foundation it then provides an updated and expanded account...


How Much Carbon Pricing is in Countries' Own Interests? The Critical Role of Co-Benefits

by Ian W. H. Parry & Chandara Veung

This paper calculates, for the top twenty emitting countries, how much pricing of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is in their own national interests due to domestic co-benefits (leaving aside the global climate...


Ready for Takeoff?: The Potential for Low-Cost Carriers in Developing Countries

by Charles E. Schlumberger & Nora Weisskopf

The emergence of Low-Cost Carriers (LCCs) has been a key catalyst for the development of the aviation industry in the last decade. This book identifies various definitions that have been applied to describe...


British-Owned Railways in Argentina: Their Effect on the Growth of Economic Nationalism, 1854-1948

by Winthrop R. Wright

During the nineteenth century, British-owned railways grew under the protection of an Argentine ruling elite that considered railways both instruments and symbols of progress. Under this program of support for...


Maritime Logistics Value in Knowledge Management

by Eon-Seong Lee & Dong-Wook Song

Knowledge management has been widely applied to various industries as a good strategy to help improve firms' performance. As globalisation accelerates and international trade increases more and more, maritime...


Getting Energy Prices Right:From Principle to Practice

by Ian W. H. Parry & Dirk Heine

Energy taxes can produce substantial environmental and revenue benefits and are an important component of countries’ fiscal systems. Although the principle that these taxes should reflect global warming, air...


Pleasure Boating on the Thames

by Simon Wenham

During the Victorian period the river Thames underwent a dramatic transformation from a great commercial highway into a vast pleasure-stream. This book traces these changes through the history of the firm that...


The West Highland Lines

by Gordon D Webster

The railway lines of the West Highlands are famous the world over for their illustrious history and unparalleled scenic beauty. Linking Glasgow with Oban, Fort William and Mallaig, the lines managed to survive...


Real Railway Tales

by Geoff Body & W E Parker

Running a railway is a complex business that constantly throws up situations, dramas and misadventures, both major and minor, for those involved in it. Geoff Body and Bill Parker have collated a rich selection...